Programs and Supports for Whitman Military Connected Students and Families
Walt Whitman Middle School supports and celebrates our military-connected students and families in several ways. We have policies specifically designed to ease your transition to our community.
Fort Belvoir Army Base
9800 Belvoir Road
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-5561
Ft. Belvoir Online Resource Guide
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
CYS (Child & Youth Service) Facebook: @BelvoirCYS
ACS (Army Community Services): provide services to support self-reliance, resiliency and stability. Good source for classes & trainings.
Special Needs for Students
Eboni T. Gullatt, M.Ed
Special Needs Program Manager
Child & Youth Services
9800 Belvoir Rd, Bldg 200
USAG Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
A few of the ways Military OneSource can help:
- Relationship counseling
- Non-medical counseling for stress relief
- Financial counseling
- Document translation
- Spouse scholarships, education and career benefits
- Childcare options
- Permanent change of station moves
Military OneSource is your connection to information, answers and support when MilLife happens. We can help you overcome challenges, reach your goals and thrive.
As a member of our military family, you are eligible to use this Department of Defense-funded program anytime, anywhere.
Connecting with confidential help is simple with Military OneSource. Available anytime, 24/7 using the phone numbers below.
En español llame al: 800.342.9647
TTY/TDD: Dial 711 and give the toll-free number 800.342.9647
If we can’t get you the answers you need, we’ll connect you to someone who can.
Military OneSource education consultants
Can assist you with questions about your child’s education. These one-on-one sessions are free, confidential and can provide you with referrals to in-home tutors and tutoring centers in your area as well as public and private school information. Call 800.342.9647 at any time to schedule an appointment.
For U.S. Military Families, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense and Coast Guard Mutual Assistance, is a program that provides on-demand, online tutoring and homework help at no cost to eligible service members, civilian personnel, and their dependents. With live, expert tutors available 24/7, military-connected students can receive academic help at their moment of need—anywhere they have an internet connection.
Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS)/Family Child Care (FCC) Registration
9800 Belvoir Road
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Child and Youth Services (CYS) provides programs and services for children of eligible military and civilian families. Within CYS you will find something to meet your children’s needs, including:
•Full, part time or hourly childcare
•Before/after school care •Camps •Programs for your middle school and teen youth •Instructional classes
•Workforce preparation opportunities
•Sports and fitness activities Hours of Operation: 0800-1600
Facebook Fort Belvoir Child & Youth Services
Quality programming for children, youth and students
If you need emergency assistance, you can expect to get help from your installation, your branch of service resources. There are programs to support you in a variety of situations, including victim assistance, emergencies en route and service-specific relief societies. Below, you’ll find types of assistance, contact information, and detailed procedures and guidance to help you through any tough circumstances that you or your family may face.
United States Army Red Cross
9716 Middleton Rd.
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
The Fort Belvoir Red Cross is located in Building 1161. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Red Cross is open to anyone and offers counseling and help with personal, financial and family problems.
Army Emergency Relief (AER)
Army Emergency Relief (AER) can provide emergency financial assistance to eligible Soldiers and their dependents for food, rent, utilities, emergency transportation, vehicle repair, medical/dental expenses, and essential personal items if pay is delayed or stolen. Assistance is given in the form of an interest free loan, grant, or part loan and part grant. To receive AER assistance, personnel having a valid emergency need must process the AER application through their unit commander prior to contacting the AER office at Army Community Service for an appointment. AER is located in Building 1263 Phone: 571.231.7001.
Information and Referral
The Army Community Service Information & Referral Program is located in Building 1263, 571.231.7001. Information & Referral provides an extensive resource listing for a variety of agencies in the military and civilian community. This program links Soldiers and families with available and appropriate resources to meet their needs.
Whether it is shelter for a displaced family or a warm cup of coffee for our bravest and finest—hope and healing is the message of The Salvation Army. Since 1886, The Salvation Army has been providing social and spiritual services to communities throughout the world. People given purpose, hearts given hope and souls finding redemption—this has been our mission for more than a century. Contact the Salvation Army in Alexandria, Virginia, at 703.299.8314 703.836.2427.
Tutor.com for U.S. Military Families, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense and Coast Guard Mutual Assistance, is a program that provides on-demand, online tutoring and homework help at no cost to eligible service members, civilian personnel, and their dependents. With live, expert tutors available 24/7, military-connected students can receive academic help at their moment of need—anywhere they have an internet connection.